disparaging

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsˈpæɹɪdʒɪŋ(ɡ)/

Adjective[edit]

disparaging (comparative more disparaging, superlative most disparaging)

  1. Insulting, ridiculing.
    The candidate made disparaging remarks about his opponent, but they only made him seem small for insulting a worthy adversary.

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Verb[edit]

disparaging

  1. Present participle of disparage.

Noun[edit]

disparaging (plural disparagings)

  1. disparagement
    • Thomas Hardy
      I am tracked by phantoms having weird detective ways [] Men with a wintry sneer, and women with tart disparagings.